Lives of the fellows

William Silver

b.c.1780 d.19 January 1865
MD Edin(1804) Ex LRCP(1807) LRCP(1816)

William Silver, M.D., was the son of Thomas Silver, M.D., who for many years resided at Portsmouth, and engrossed the chief practice of that town and neighbourhood, and who died in 1795. Dr. William Silver was educated at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 25th June, 1804 (D.M.I. de Antimonio), and on the 19th October, 1807, was admitted an Extra-Licentiate of the College of Physicians. He commenced practice at Chichester in 1805, but in 1813 accompanied the duke and duchess of Bedford to the continent in the capacity of their domestic physician. After an absence of two years he returned to England, settled in London, and on the 8th April, 1816, was admitted a Licentiate of the College. He is probably the William Silver, M.D., who died at Sion house, Clifton, 19th January, 1865, aged eighty-five.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 144)

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